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Lake & Boating Regulations

Boating Rules

A speed of Slow-No-Wake is in effect all year long from 7:30pm to 10:00am.

There is a 35-mph speed limit.

NO SUNDAY operation of motor driven boats is allowed, during the hours of 12:01 a.m. to midnight on Sundays, beginning the second Sunday June through and including the second Sunday in September. Electric trolling motors are allowed.

Slow-No-Wake is defined as the slowest possible speed at which a boat can operate while still maintaining steerage.

A counter-clockwise course should be maintained while boating.

There is a speed limit of Slow-No-Wake at all times, between the shoreline and the No-Wake buoys which go around the perimeter of the lake.

The outlet, where the boat landing is located, is a Slow-No-Wake area. You must operate at Slow-No-Wake until you clear the outlet area, reaching the main body of water, and drive past the Slow-No-Wake buoys which go around the perimeter of the lake.

Best Lake Practices

Public Boat Launch

Located on County Road P
A parking permit is required, if you launch a boat.

Parking and launch permits are available at the Elkhart Lake Chamber of Commerce at 41 E Rhine Street Elkhart Lake, WI 53020.
Sheboygan County Residents Fees – Daily $4 – Yearly $16
Non-Resident Fees – Daily $6 – Yearly $24